bergamo, ITALY

49th ESAO Congress

30 August - 2 September 2023

University of Bergamo (Sant'Agostino historical
building), P.le Sant'Agostino 2, Bergamo

Aula Magna Bergamo


Dear Colleagues,

We are glad to announce the 49th Annual Congress of the European Society for Artificial Organs, which will take place from August 30th to September 2nd, 2023, in Bergamo, Italy.

This edition of the Annual Congress will be held in conjunction with International Federation of Artificial Organs.

Traditionally, this congress will be launched with the yESAO meeting on August 29th.

The meeting will be organized on-site by the University of Bergamo, Mario Negri Institute, the Bergamo Hospital and the Politecnico of Milano, and will provide the opportunity for personal interaction, that was missing in the last years. We are looking forward to sharing the progress in the field of Artificial Organs at experimental and clinical level, as well as the medical technology in support of this field.

The scientific program will include topics such as apheresis and adsorption, bioprinting and additivetechnology, biomaterials and tissue engineering, blood compatibility, artificialkidney and liver, heart support mechanical systems as well as organ-on-chip.

We are pleased to invite you to join ESAO 2023 Congress in Bergamo and are confident that your participation will stimulate the exchange of experience between researchers, engineers, industry and clinicians on an international level and will inspire innovation in the field.

ESAO 2023 will continue to build connections between basic research and clinical applications, between academia and industry, between scientific disciplines, between young and senior scientists and clinicians, and, most important of cooperation between people, that we need to reinforce to continue the mission of scientific research among the international scientific community.

We are committed to make this conference an unforgettable and valuable experience for all participants.

ESAO 2023 Organizing Committee


Aula Magna Bergamo

The University of Bergamo

The University of Bergamo was founded in 1968 in the Upper Town of
Bergamo. The Congress will be organized by the Departments of
Engineering and Applied Sciences, Management, Information and
Today there is a population of 26,000 students in the University including a School of Engineering.

Local Organizing Committee

University of Bergamo

  • Andrea Remuzzi
  • Ettore Lanzarone
  • Antonio Ferramosca
  • Chiara Emma Campiglio

Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research

  • Giuseppe Remuzzi
  • Michela Bozzetto
  • Anna Caroli

Politecnico di Milano

  • Maria Laura Costantino
  • Francesco De Gaetano
  • Gianfranco Beniamino Fiore
  • Emanuela Jacchetti

Bergamo Hospital

  • Attilio Iacovoni
  • Amedeo Terzi 
  • Luca Lorini

Congress Organizer


+39 338 9965674


Promoest s.r.l

Barbara Colonnello – CEO

Loris Ciavarella – Event Project Manager



A city pending between local traditions and global movements, Bergamo is one of the most enchanting and interesting towns in Lombardy.

Characterized by a Medieval Upper City, surrounded by its ancient wall system and the Modern Lower City, heart of the business activities of the city.

Important Dates


March 31th, 2023

Deadline for abstract submission

May 31th, 2023

Notification of acceptance

June 15th, 2023

Deadline for early registration

Conference Fees

ESAO 2023 Fee

Program will include

Scientific Sessions

University of Bergamo (Sant’Agostino historical building), P.le Sant’Agostino 2, Bergamo

  • Lecture Hall (Aula Magna) for plenary lectures, Sant’Agostino historical building;
  • Rooms for parallel sessions, Sant’Agostino historical building.

Social Events

  • Opening cerimony and welcome reception at University of Bergamo (Cloister of the Sant’Agostino historical building);
  • Half a day excursion: guided tour of Bergamo (Città alta);
  • Social dinner at Villa Malliana (Almenno San Bartolomeo – Bergamo).